Best Songs of 2014: Honourable Mention (Part 3, L-R)

Part 3 of 4 (L-R), the Best Songs of 2014, Honourable Mention:

Lady Gaga – Artpop


Lana Del Rey – West Coast


Lil B – No Black Person Is Ugly


Lord Huron – Time To Run


Lykke Li – Love Me Like I’m Not Made Of Stone


Manic Street Preachers – Walk Me To The Bridge


Matt Nathanson – Kinks Shirt


Merchandise – Green Lady


Michael Jackson f. Justin Timberlake – Love Never Felt So Good


Movement – Like Lust


Neon Trees – Sleeping With A Friend


Nicki Minaj – Anaconda


Nicki Minaj f. PFAT – Boss Ass Bitch


Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – In The Heat Of The Moment


OK Go – The Writing’s On The Wall


Rdgldgrn – Turn


Robert Delong – Long Way Down


Run The Jewels f. Zack de la Rocha – Close Your Eyes


Run The Jewels – Oh My Darling Don’t Cry


Top 50 Cover Songs of 2014 (50-26)

I'm not Melvin, but this picture is dope.

I’m not Melvin, but this picture is dope.















I’m expanding my favourite cover songs list of 2014 to 50 songs from the 40 it was last year, as 2014 saw a tonne of great, fresh takes on songs, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t link to as many of them as possible. Without any more preamble, here’s the list of My 50 Favourite Cover Songs of 2014:

(Original artist is in parentheses.)

Bonus cover:

KRNFX – Get Lucky (from 2013)


50. Jarvis Cocker – The Power Of Love (Celine Dion)


49. Bill Patton – Jenny From The Block (Jennifer Lopez)


48. Papertwin – Revelator (Gillian Welch)


47. James Vincent McMorrow – West Coast (Lana Del Rey)


46. Asgeir – Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana)


45. Mo – Say You’ll Be There (Spice Girls)


44. Lorde – Don’t Tell ‘Em (Jeremih)


43. The Holidays – Is This How You Feel? (The Preatures)


42. Cloud Control – Dammit (Blink 182)


41. John Mayer – XO (Beyonce)


40. Indiana – Ready For Your Love (Gorgon City)


39. Janelle Monae – Simple Irresistible (Robert Palmer)


38. Lucius – Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fears)


37. Panic! At The Disco – Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)


36. Miley Cyrus – Why Do You Only Call Me When You’re High (Arctic Monkeys)


35. Walk Off The Earth – Shake It Off (Taylor Swift)/Rude (Magic!)


34. Tame Impala – Stranger In Moscow (Michael Jackson)


33. Shearwater – I Luv The Valley Oh! (Xiu Xiu)/Fucked Up Life (The Baptist Generals)


32. Banks – Are You That Somebody (Aaliyah)


31. Rufus – My Number/Charlotte (Foals/Booka Shade)


30. Haim – XO (Beyonce)


29. Kyla La Grange – Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)


28. Passenger – Holocene (Bon Iver)


27. Twin Shadow – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (The Smiths)


26. The Ragtime Gals f. Steve Carell – Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)